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Tennie Jo, Bob Beyer



Tennie Jo McNulty Butler Beyer passed away Aug. 17, 2021. Tennie was born in Knox City, on Dec. 12, 1934 to William Bennett and Tennie Mae Clark McNulty. She graduated from Knox City High in 1953. Jo was a classically trained secretary. She retired from the DOD as an Administrative Assistant in the Ft. Worth Department of Defense Criminal Investigative Services. She also worked and lived in Ft. Stockton, Temple, Alvarado, and in Washington D.C. She held the American Volksport Award for walking over 2,500 kilometers. Jo wanted to be remembered as an exceptional Housekeeper as well as a Career Woman. Her home was always immaculate. Jo had two daughters, one grandson, one granddaughter, one great-granddaughter and one great-great- grandson.

Robert (Bob) Edward Beyer passed away Aug. 5, 2020. Bob was born in Buffalo, NY on April 19, 1943 to Charles Beyer and Evelyn Cook Beyer. He grew up in Ft. Worth, where he attended the city’s Technical High School. There he laid the foundation for a lifetime career as a Mechanic. He was a Union Mechanic for General Dynamics, but he retired from BNSF as a Supervisor of Work Equipment. Bob was known as a “mechanical genius” by family, friends and co-workers alike. Bob had one daughter, one grandson and one granddaughter (known).

Tennie and Bob retired together in 2003. Their happy retirement years were spent riding their Harley. For years they earned the ABCs of Harley badges. They traveled from coast to coast, border to border, and beyond. They enjoyed their biker friends and considered them their extended family.

Bob was a member of Masonic Lodge # 942 of Ft. Worth. Jo was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star # 253 of Midland. Instead of flowers, tributes in their honor may be sent to the Masonic Children & Family Services of Texas.

Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at the Knox City Cemetery.

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